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The Lacey City Council signed a cooperation agreement with the Nisqually Indian Tribe in support of the tribe’s plans to develop 250 acres of tribal land. “The Nisqually Tribe is in … more
The Budget Office has announced its intention to implement a reduction in work hours for government employees, transitioning to a 32-hour workweek, to have fiscal stability for the 2024 General Fund. … more
Thurston County’s Public Works-Water Resources briefed the Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) that there were no discrepancies on the Roll of Rates and Charges for Offut Lake Management … more
The Thurston Regional Planning Council – Technical Advisory Committee (TRPC-TAC) approved the proposed adjustment to the urban area boundaries set by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) … more
Community-wide emissions in Olympia had decreased by 4.7% between 2019 and 2021, Climate Programs Director Dr. Pamela Braff announced on Tuesday, September 19, when she gave an overview of the … more
Sophie Stimson, City of Olympia Public Works Transportation Director, briefed the Olympia Finance Committee on Transportation Impact Fees yesterday, September 20. Transportation … more
On behalf of  Se’Si’Le , the public is invited to stand with Indigenous leaders and Tribal communities across the Northwest in support of a Snake River journey and the Indigenous-led … more
Representatives from Thurston County Public Works proposed lower speed limits for seven roads and a higher speed limit for one route, to the Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) yesterday, September … more
Some residents of Thurston County came forward during the Tuesday, September 19 public hearing to weigh in on the proposed rezoning of some areas under the Grand Mound Subarea Plan Update. … more
Don’t worry, you are not forgetting what day it is, today is not Tuesday. There is just some critical news coming from the other Washington that is impacting nonprofits that I want you to know … more
Tumwater has hired Michelle Sutherland as its new administrative services director. Tumwater City Council authorized the signing of Sutherland’s employment contract during a meeting on … more
To boost country-wide efforts to raise awareness of voter registration, the Thurston Board of County Commissioners proclaimed September 19 as National Voter Registration Day. “We're pretty … more
The Port of Olympia Commission announced that it has accepted Executive Director Sam Gibboney’s separation of service during a meeting on Tuesday, September 19. “The commission … more
The County Budget Office plans to install a new high-definition camera system in Thurston County's Detention Facilities, worth $2,000,000.   The old cameras will be replaced with those from … more
Olympia Community members backed the sidewalk projects outlined in the preliminary Capital Facilities Plan (CFP) and offered to work with the city in establishing priorities should the city council … more
The Thurston County Budget Office reported a financial adjustment aimed at aligning expenses with revenue, preventing them from exceeding funds and maintaining a budget, due to the loss of income … more
Lacey’s Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) reviewed the 2024 lodging tax fund applications at a meeting yesterday, September 13, which included requests aimed at promoting the city. In … more
Capital Projects Planning Manager Rick Thomas reported that a total of $1.4 million was reduced from the original budget of $4.1 million for building the Voter’s Registration Service Center. … more
According to Tumwater's latest sustainability report, the percentage of solid waste from the city’s operations that was recycled has increased to 33% in 2022. The report shows an improvement … more
On Wednesday, September 13, the Olympia Site Plan Review Committee held a presubmission conference on a proposal to construct two triplexes on the 1.60-acre Taylor Short Plat subdivision along Cooper … more
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